Wallingford town officials issued the following statement to the public Sunday afternoon:
The town is struggling with unprecedented snowfall. Please continue to be patient. Every effort is being made to open all local roads, even if not cleared completely.
We anticipate that it will be sometime Tuesday afternoon before all roads are opened completely. Mayor William Dickinson has closed the Wallingford Town Hall for Monday.
Wallingford Schools will also be closed on Monday.
Please stay indoors and verify that home heating equipment vents are open and free of snow to avoid carbon monoxide build up.
The Public Works Department is continuing to assist the fire department in gaining access on roads for medicals and other emergencies.
Lt. Marc Mikulski, Wallingford police spokesman, also released this statement to the media in an email:
As you can imagine, Wallingford, as well as, many other communities are continuing to struggle with removing large amount of snow from our roadways. Every effort is being made to do this as quickly and as safely as possible. Public safety as always is our chief concern.
We appreciate the community's patience as we work towards recovering from this unprecedented storm.